Galaxy S I9000

Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with Galaxy S4 Looking ExtraOrdinary ROM – Guide

GALAXY_S4JDQ39 build is all up and is available for Galaxy S GT I9000 smartphone, this means that you can now have the looks of Galaxy S4 right in your device without any hassles. While some of you might be well versed with the instructions to flash the custom ROM firmware, but still we recommend you to follow all the instructions mentioned in this article to make sure that there are no issues of bricking the device. The custom ROM which will help your device look like S4 is the “Extraordinary” ROM, so to apply this, you first need to follow all the list of quick pre requisites mentioned below and then you need to proceed on to the next page for a detailed guide on how to apply with this ROM.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your Galaxy S GT I9000 should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t backup the data with the help of KIES as it won’t help you to restore the data.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode in your computer from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Also, the minimum battery life should be a minimum of 40% or else there is a risk of device getting turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
  • As this is a custom ROM, you need to make sure that your phone is rooted and installed with the custom recovery image. Just in case if your phone is not rooted, you need to root the same from the below mentioned steps;

Procedure to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with XXJW4 Firmware

Procedure to Root Galaxy S GT I9000 on XXJW4 Firmware

  • Custom Recovery image can be installed from the “ROM Manager” app which you can download from PLAY Store. Once downloaded, flash the Clock Work mod Recovery in your device by selecting the first option in the ROM Manager.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

Once you are done with all the above mentioned steps, you can now had over to the next page where we have detailed the tutorial to help you upgrade the firmware of your Galaxy S.

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